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Defense Deputy Secretary Hicks Urges Congress to Pass 2024 NDAA

November 9, 2023

Kirsten Errick

Federal News Network

By Kirsten Errick, Federal News Network / November 7, 2023

To help the military meet its recruitment and retention goals, Congress needs to pass the National Defense Authorization Act and an appropriations bill for fiscal 2024, Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks said Tuesday.

Hicks highlighted two challenges facing the military: ensuring a healthy civilian-military relationship and recruitment and retention. She said these must be addressed going forward to help the military take care of its people.

One part of this is passing the 2024 NDAA.

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